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Male Shot Dead On West Side

CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was shot dead Tuesday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

The male was found shot at 5:39 p.m. in the 4900 block of West Polk Street, said police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala, citing preliminary information. The victim’s age was not immediately known.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said the unidentified man, believed to be in his 30s, was dead on the scene.

Grand Central Area detectives are investigating.

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